Author, Artist, Teacher, Chemical Scientist | ArtMolecular Concepts, LLC
Dr. Grant Venerable is a chemist, artist and author with more than four decades of experience working at universities, laboratories and in executive roles. Interested in chemistry at an early age, Dr. Venerable earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1965. He followed this degree with a Master of Science and PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago. After graduating, Dr. Venerable completed the United States Atomic Energy Commission fellowship at the Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine at UCLA. Since 2019, he has provided his skills and expertise as an artist, teacher, and chemical scientist at ArtMolecular Concepts, LLC.
Throughout the next four decades of his career, Dr. Venerable succeeded in different roles, such as teaching chemistry at the California Polytechnic State University and serving as CEO and president of Ventek Software, Inc. In addition to these positions, Dr. Venerable has served as a provost and as an executive officer of three universities. He has also penned six books and completed more than 40 commissioned oil paintings on molecular structure. He has written dozens of articles for esteemed publications from the San Francisco Examiner to the Wall Street Journal. Dr. Venerable maintains affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and Alpha Chi Sigma Chemical Fraternity.